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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Few of my Favorite Things

Julie Andrews allegedly sang a parody of the Sound of Music tune My Favorite Things at an AARP benefit to commemorate her 69th birthday. I thought it was fun and interesting, even though there was no confirmation that Julie Andrews did sing it. Thus, 'allegedly' as About.com-Urban Legends put it.


I was thirty-five then, and getting conscious of the fact that in five years my life would begin. I like believing in "life begins at forty." To mark my 40th birthday last year I did my own lyrics revision. And came up with this: 



If you are not familiar with my blog: CJ is my son, Mozart is my fur kid (picture on sidebar), my mother is a soprano, and I am usually her piano accompanist. My father's second wife, RIP Father, was the chess; and my mother beat him in scrabble mercilessly. I grew up watching an uncle's ballroom dances and staring in wonder at his trophies. My pet peeve is internet/computer inaccessibility. I hate a runny nose with fervor and although I am stuck in the city, I am a country girl at heart. And oh, in case you were wondering about the three ***, that is deliberate as I haven't yet found the person who will take the place of those asterisks.


I tried singing my own lyrics to the tune. It was crazy, but fun.


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12 comments:

  1. What a fantastic post for F day. I love your song lyrics. Carver, ABC Wednesday Team

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  2. I love this snippet into who you are and your song is so creative.
    It would be nice if you could fill the *** sometime.

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  3. Indeed, yes I hope so. Thank you.

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  4. Very clever! I've done this once or twice, but it's harder than it looks.

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  5. What a fun post. Love your lyrics...and the musical border as well. I wondered about ***...

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  6. I enjoyed this creative post. Sounds like you have a musical family, including your fur kid. :)

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  7. Wow sing not only that you are a very good poet song writer and composer ka din pala.. Great job! Psst you are looking fabulous with your age, share naman ng secret hehehe.

    Forty Three

    Chubskulit, ABC Wednesday Team

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  8. Oi sis fabulous ka dyan. Ikaw nga tong parating looking young :)

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  9. Congrats! One of my all-time Favourites, too.

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  10. That never gets old for me...Thanks for a lovely respite. Have a great week.

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  11. What a nice post ! My life started a little later than 40, lol !

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  12. Poetry in motion! I so love your lyrics, such hidden talents. A musical family indeed!

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